The President of the republic of Kenya William Ruto on Wednesday presided over the swearing in of the six judges whom he appointed yesterday.
Four of the judges Weldon Korir, George Odunga, Aggrey muchelule and Mwaura Ngugi will be serving in the court of appeal while two Evans kiago and Cheruiyot Omange will be working in the environment and labour relations Court.
The judges were nominated by the judicial service commission three years ago but the former president uhuru Kenyatta refused to appoint them.
The president said that there is need to deal decisively with impunity and make Kenya a country that is governed by the rule of law.
"We must deal firmly and decisively with impunity. Kenya can only be better if we become a country of the rule of law… It is the rule of law not the rule of man", said the president.
Additionally, he said he is determined to ensure that all arms of government work together in harmony.
The former Chief justice David Maraga who was always at loggerheads with Uhuru over the appointment of the six also witnessed their swearing in.
After Swearing in conducted by registrar of judiciary Ann Amadi the president had an opportunity to take photos with the judges together with the chief justice emeritus David Maraga.
Some Netizens who reacted felt that indeed Maraga was very happy to have his wishes fulfilled at last.
Danson Jose: maraga looks very happy.
However Others felt that the judiciary is being sanitized using the good image of Maraga.
Below are the screenshots of the reactions online.
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